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A photo of a landscape painting by adriaen van de Velde showing people in the countyside

Ten tranquil landscapes from Adriaen van de Velde - a Dutch Golden Age great

Anyone mourning days spent on sunny beaches this winter will find much to enjoy at Dulwich Picture Gallery, where 60 of Adriaen van de Velde's uplifting landscapes are going on show. Here are ten.

A photo of a British museum french drawing of a young man

French Portrait Drawings: Ten works from the British Museum's upcoming exhibition

Taken from a collection of French portrait drawings, next month's exhibition at the British Museum illustrates the power of the medium between the Renaissance and the 19th century.

A photo of a small sculpture showing a woman looking sideways

Night in the Museum: Ryan Gander Curates the Arts Council Collection at Yorkshire Sculpture Park

A brooding presence in the peripheral vision frequently turns out to be a sculpted figure in Ryan Gander's combination of figurative and abstract elements from the collection, says Mark Sheerin.

a page of a scrapbook with various cards and letters affixed to it including a postcard with a drawing of a boot on it by Eric Ravilious

From Picasso's Guernica to scraps from The Telegraph: Delving into Edward Bawden's scrapbooks

As the Edward Bawden Scrapbooks are published, we talk to the Fry Art Gallery about the originals held in their collection and the man who created them.

Old painting of a woman with brown hair and an open necked dress.

Vanessa Bell the forgotten painter of the Bloomsbury set at Dulwich Picture Gallery

Vanessa Bell's oil paintings as well as ceramics, fabrics, works on paper and photographs will be showcased in the first major solo exhibition of her work at Dulwich Picture Gallery in February 2017.

A photo of a bust held at the Victoria and albert museum in london

Busts, beds and Marie Antoinette: 11 of the best from 2016 Museum of the Year winner the V&A

At the end of last year, new Museum of the Year winners the V&A opened their seven-gallery Europe 1600-1815 spaces. The expansive five-year project involved 1,100 objects. Here are 11 of them.

A photo of people looking at a masterpiece artwork as part of a Sky Arts television show called Fake! The Great Masterpiece Challenge

Seven masterpieces in six big museums have been swapped for fakes - but will you spot them?

Could you tell a masterpiece from a copy in the midst of a massive gallery? Sky Arts has swapped six central works for copies at seven major galleries.

a black and white photo of a Stanley Spencer pushing an old pram through rainy streets

Object of the Week: Stanley Spencer's painting pram

Acquaint yourself with Stanley Spencer's pram, which the artist used to help him paint 'en plein air' around the village of Cookham.

A photo of an abstract colourful painting made for the cover of Jake Bugg's On my One record

"Brave and unpretentious": The Liverpool artist who made the artwork for Jake Bugg's new album On my One

Nathan Pendlebury, the Liverpool abstract painter behind the cover and inlay of singer-songwriter Jake Bugg's new record, says the work has been the most enjoyable commission of his career.

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